Here are a few links to recent press coverage of the Sustainable Food and Farming Program:

  1. Growing food for a growing campus - February 28, 2012

  2. UMass students embrace local food, sustainability - November 18, 2013

  3. Driven  by Student  Demand, Agriculture Expands at UMass Amherst - NOFA November Newsletter

  4. Sustainability grows as a major in the Pioneer Valley - Gazette Contributing Writer – Tuesday, June 4, 2013

  5. Groundbreaking for Agricultural Learning Center at UMass on nearby Amherst field - April 25, 2013

  6. Sustainable Food ‘Is on the Brink of Going Viral’ on Campuses - April 16, 2013

  7. Student Farming Enterprise receives more land, provides additional CSA shares - April 2, 2014

  8. A Chickens Tale - in UMass Alumni Magazine - Summer 2014 (page 18-19)

  9. Food Justice Workshop Series - Hampshire Gazette, July 24, 2014

  10. UMass Research Supports Local Farming - Greenfield Recorder, August 4, 2014

  11. AP news story reports upsurge in small farms in New England managed by young farmers! - August 18, 2014

  12. New life for an "old" ag school - February 27, 2015

  13. UMass students work toward 50% local and regional food by 2060 - April 21, 2015

  14. UMass student farm ranks fifth in country - October 21, 2015

  15. Summer drought made for a tough year at the UMass Student Farm - November 1, 2016

  16. New generation of farmers encourage local shopping - December 20, 2016

  17. Sustainable food and passion for farming reemerge at UMass - February 14, 2017

  18. UMass Hydro to grow fresh produce for students year round - March 8, 2017

 

 

 

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